Local Government

Published September 21, 2022

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STERLING HEIGHTS/ROCHESTER HILLS — Sterling Heights’ longtime city planner has found new career plans.

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Published September 21, 2022

MOUNT CLEMENS — The Mount Clemens City Commission set water and sewer utility rates for the 2022-2023 fiscal year at its meeting on Sept. 6.

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Published September 21, 2022

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Auditors from Plante Moran presented a report of Clinton Township’s 2021-2022 fiscal year financial statements to the township board of trustees at its meeting on Sept. 12, giving the statements the highest praise of an “unmodified opinion.”

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Published September 15, 2022

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Harrison Township Board of Trustees heard another marijuana business license appeal at its Sept. 12 meeting.

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Published September 8, 2022

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees raised the minimum age for tobacco sales at the end of its Wednesday, Aug. 24, meeting.

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Published September 8, 2022

WEST BLOOMFIELD — On the evening of July 30, West Bloomfield Township officials and department heads received a call from West Bloomfield Police Chief Michael Patton.

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Published September 7, 2022

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe City Council’s Sept. 6 meeting ended after less than 20 minutes when four of the council’s five members stood up and left during the meeting’s first hearing of the public.

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Published September 7, 2022

MADISON HEIGHTS — The city of Madison Heights is currently updating its zoning ordinance — the document that guides land use — while also working toward a special status through the state that would provide access to new resources for growth.

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Published September 7, 2022

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Board of Trustees approved a “Market Days’’ event at Prince Drewry Park during its Monday, Aug. 25, meeting.

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Published September 7, 2022

BIRMINGHAM — A series of strategic planning workshops hosted by the city of Birmingham will take place throughout September.

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Published September 7, 2022

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett’s State of the City addresses are anything but ordinary, and this year was no exception.

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Published September 7, 2022

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Following the departure of Grosse Pointe Farms City Controller and Treasurer Debra Peck Lichtenberg June 1, the city knew it was going to be a challenge to locate her replacement.

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Published September 7, 2022

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Grosse Pointe City’s updated master plan recognizes some of the changes that have transpired in recent years, but one trend that it’s largely not getting on board with is short-term rentals like those offered through Airbnb, Vrbo and Booking.

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Published September 7, 2022

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Grosse Pointe Park’s nonprofit Grosse Pointe Park Foundation has made a sizable gift to pave the way for two city purchases.

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Published August 25, 2022

NOVI — The Novi City Council is considering naming Deputy Assessor Jan Ziozios as acting assessor and contracting with Oakland County for a short-term stopgap after the city’s former assessor, Micheal Lohmeier, left to take a new job with Oakland County.

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Published August 24, 2022

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Macomb Township Board of Trustees met for its first meeting of August on Wednesday, Aug. 10, voting on a variety of items including accepting a $50,400 hazard mitigation grant.

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Published August 24, 2022

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Treasurer Paul Gieleghem gave the Board of Trustees his quarterly report on the township’s investments as of July 30 at its Monday, Aug. 8, meeting.

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Published August 24, 2022

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Residents and others who’d like to see more trees planted in Grosse Pointe City are being asked to donate funds to make that possible.

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Published August 24, 2022

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — TikTok might be better known for its short dance videos and challenges, but the social media site can also be used to promote municipal awareness and engagement.

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Published August 24, 2022

GROSSE POINTE CITY — After several months of review and study, Grosse Pointe City has an updated master plan.

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